DONATELLA&ME, that’s the title of the thoroughly thought-through social media campaign that was launched for the new e-commerce website of Versace.
For this event, we, but also a few other bloggers had the opportunity to play dress-up in a few Versace creations.
Not the easiest of tasks since the outfits are, well, rather colorful and loud. Today we’ll show you a round up of the Versace outfits:
Gala Gonzalez from AmLul is wearing her magical Versace dress together with a hand full of bananas and an incredibly natural smile. Her facial expression suggests that she shoved one of the bananas up her behind. Sexy.
During Madrid Fashion Week we got to experience Gala ‘live’. We confronted her with a made up rumor of having an affair with Aznar, a buff politician. You can read how she reacted in the Interview.
The ever happy Susie Bubble and the Cherry Blossom Girl were smart enough to show their outfits in black and white. That’s always been an intelligent solution. The guys obviously couldn’t come up with such a thought-through approach:
‘Uber blogger’ BryanBoy poses in a lady-like manner with a Versace purse. Pure testosterone. Posing and outfit would probably cause a collective erection in the lady boy paradise Pattaya.
Prince Pelayo from KateLovesMe is rocking as always. That guy can really wear anything. He would even look stylish in a Miss Piggy costume.
Jakob already described my outfit to the point, I have nothing to add:
“David is wearing a wild mix of colors, leather, lamb fur and green fur. More over-the-top is probably impossible. It’s the Christopher Street Day version of the Clockwork Orange style.”
However, he didn’t exercise any self-criticism, so let’s catch up on that. Read a critical review of his Versace look below:
Jakob is wearing a red and pink ensemble, his pants are tucked into the boots and glorious medals decorate the revers of his jacket.
If head forest ranger Stefan Leitner from ZDF TV show Forsthaus Falkenau ever comes out of the closet, leaves his picture-perfect family to go into hiding in the forest with a 4-liter bottle of poppers to go wild boar hunting he would probably look something like this.
On a daily-bases, press-releases by labels are reaching us, which have specialised in the production of sunglasses out of wood.
They are boasting themselves with sustainability. Are praising their work with totally funny slogans like ‘Woody since 2012′, ‘In Wood We Trust’ or ‘Done by nature, designed for your eyes’.
All die Holzbrillen-Designs von Marken wie Kerbholz, Stadtholz, Wood Fellas, WOODONE, ROLF Spectacles, Eric Lauer, Enzo Forciniti, Scherler oder Zeitgeist Berlin tun das nicht.
The Berlin-based label with the original name ‘Stadtholz’ is assuring that one ‘really has a piece of nature on their nose’, when purchasing their glasses.
But does one want that?! Having a piece of nature on your nose, when it looks bad. Sustainability is great and all. But fashion is mainly about design. And that should look good.
Plus, there is nothing more annoying than labels, who are massively pining ‘sustainability’ on their flag. Most of the times it is exactly those labels, who have as much to do with sustainability as bumm-bumm-Boris with the smart usage of Twitter. Not a lot.
Kris Van Assche will mainly concentrate on his work for DIOR HOMME. The Belgian designer announced the end of his label through a hand-written letter which he gave to his business partners and the press.
‘Times are tough for independent labels.’, Van Assche said to WWD. ‘This wonderful adventure has reached a point where I feel the need to take a break and some distance to better think about how to develop my brand in the future.’
We will miss the sporty-but-buttoned-up aesthetics by KRISVANASSCHE!
Getting Bananas ¿+’!
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HOOD BY AIR presented their new collection ‘Daddy’ in a cellar-like setting at the Wall Street, the centrum of finance.
The mastermind behind HBA, Shayne Oliver, showed classics from the world of fashion, like button-down shirts, sweaters and polo t-shirts in the typical unisex Hood by Air Silhouette. Therefore it came to an hybrid between polo shirt and dress. Or camel coat and tank top.
The models wore locks in-front of their mouths and tights over their heads, like burglars. The soundtrack of the show, total freedom, was ended drastically, followed by jazz, underlined with the statement of the Empire:
“I wanna show you a faggot really can run this company”.
It becomes obvious how appreciated HBA is also in the art-world, when looking at the guests who attended the show, for example Klaus Biesenbach and Grace Coddington.
It seems that HBA, even after the diss by their once supporter A$AP ROCKY, is still very hip.